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Obituary for Richard Joseph Courchaine

Richard Joseph Courchaine died peacefully on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. Richard was born on December 7, 1937, in Elmore to Albert & Lillian (Lee) Courchaine.

Richard was raised on the family farm in Elmore. He graduated from Peoples Academy in 1956. After serving in the Army, he returned home and married Lorraine Campbell in 1966. In that same year he began his career at I.B.M., where he worked for 28 years before retiring.

Richard enjoyed hunting, RVing out west and going to casinos with his wife.

His survivors include his children: Robin VanCor of Elmore, her husband Lawrence and children Morgan, Hallie, and Jesse and Stefanie Nadeau of Sheffield, her husband Rick and son Colby Costello. He also leaves his sister Mary Dawson, her husband Lawrence and brother Michael Courchaine.

In addition to his parents, Richard was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine who passed away in June 2014. Richard was also predeceased by his siblings, Edward, Francis, Theodore, Marceil, Phillip, David, Donald, Alberta, Veronica, Cecilia, Elizabeth and Francese.

Per Richard’s request, services will be private and at the convenience of the family.